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File #: 19-5595   
Type: Resolution
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 8/8/2019
Posting Language: Resolution to initiate the creation of a Neighborhood Conservation District (NCD) Zoning Overlay District for Monte Vista Terrace and to initiate plan amendments and rezoning cases as needed for properties generally located south of Olmos Terrace, North of Hildebrand, East of San Pedro, West of McCullough, located in Council District 1. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Michael Shannon, Director, Development Services]
Attachments: 1. City Council Request, 2. Monte Vista Terrace NCD Map, 3. Monte Vista Terrace NCD Land Use Map, 4. Monte Vista Terrace NCD Zoning Map, 5. Resolution 2019-08-08-0046R
DEPARTMENT: Development Services
DEPARTMENT HEAD: Michael Shannon
COUNCIL DISTRICT IMPACTED: 1

SUMMARY:
Councilmember Roberto C. Trevi?o requests that City Council, through resolution, direct City Staff to initiate the creation of a Neighborhood Conservation District (NCD) Zoning Overlay District for Monte Vista Terrace and to initiate plan amendments and rezoning cases as needed for consistency with the City's Comprehensive Plan and for appropriate zoning to existing property uses. The proposed resolution would authorize City Staff to take appropriate steps to bring forward to the Planning Commission and Zoning Commission for a recommendation and to City Council for final action, an ordinance establishing Monte Vista Terrace NCD-10 Zoning Overlay and amending the land use and zoning on properties encompassed by San Pedro Avenue, Howard Street, Olmos Drive, McCullough Avenue and West Hildebrand Avenue along Vassar Street, Melrose Place, North Main Avenue, East and West Norwood Court and East and West Ridgewood Court (see attached map).

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:
On December 20, 2018, Councilmember Trevi?o received a petition of 51.5% of the residents of Monte Vista Terrace supporting the creation a Neighborhood Conservation District (NCD).

Per the Unified Development Code, Section 35-335, Neighborhood Conservation Districts are created within the City of San Antonio for unique and distinctive residential neighborhoods which contribute significantly to the overall character and identity of the city. The NCD seeks to preserve and protect the architectural or cultural significance of a part of the city. The public policy of the city directs council to preserve, protect, enhance, and perpetuate the value of residential neighborhoods through the establishment of neighborhood conservation districts.

This resolution seeks to create Monte Vista Terrace NCD-10 and to rezone the property and change the land use as necessary.

ISSUE:
To be designated as a neighborhood c...

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